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Poll Results: Which Linux Desktop do you use?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 12% of voters (103)
    Gnome 2 / Mate
  • 10% of voters (85)
    Gnome-Shell
  • 13% of voters (117)
    Unity
  • 18% of voters (158)
    Cinnamon
  • 17% of voters (148)
    KDE
  • 15% of voters (134)
    XFCE
  • 4% of voters (39)
    LXDE
  • 1% of voters (15)
    Enlightenment / E17
  • 6% of voters (55)
    OpenBox / FluxBox
  • 3% of voters (30)
    Awesome / DWM
  • 9% of voters (81)
    Other
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post #2861 of 7733
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That's what i figured.. I did give codeweavers some $40 a few years ago, and it was worth it because it has always worked better than the wine package that ships with the distro. I never really figured out why or what i was doing wrong, but the vanilla wine always performs so much worse fps wise - same config same versions same setup,,, confused.gif
I just never tried installing linx in there since I always thought the wine emulation layer would screw up the lower level details of the machine like the cpu and hardware specs, and/or bottleneck the program. So I guess I will try that. thanks thumb.gif
how do your gflop numbers and "instability detection" compare to running the same thing on windows? (if I still had windows i wouldn't ask thumb.gif)

LMAO If I still ran windows myself I would tell ya wink.gif It seems to work alright. I can only use 1280mbs of my ram though. I'm getting about 40 gflops and instability shows up as weird artifacts on my screen or even a system freeze. It's actually better at detecting problems than systester is (mprime for linux). It works well but I'm sure it works better in Windows.
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I see you've got an icon for LinX. Please tell us how you have linpack running on linux!!! thumb.gif

You know you can just get it from Intel: http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-math-kernel-library-linpack-download/
    
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Did a new debian build, moved to xfce4.8 Love it. biggrin.gif
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post #2864 of 7733
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Originally Posted by lloyd mcclendon View Post

That's what i figured.. I did give codeweavers some $40 a few years ago, and it was worth it because it has always worked better than the wine package that ships with the distro. I never really figured out why or what i was doing wrong, but the vanilla wine always performs so much worse fps wise - same config same versions same setup,,, confused.gif
I just never tried installing linx in there since I always thought the wine emulation layer would screw up the lower level details of the machine like the cpu and hardware specs, and/or bottleneck the program. So I guess I will try that. thanks thumb.gif
how do your gflop numbers and "instability detection" compare to running the same thing on windows? (if I still had windows i wouldn't ask thumb.gif)

Wine Is Not an Emulator tongue.gif
post #2865 of 7733
Nothing too special. Just Linux Mint 10 LXDE. Boot with about 60MB's of RAM.

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post #2866 of 7733
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ohmygod.png
Did a new debian build, moved to xfce4.8 Love it. biggrin.gif

Nice. How 'bout dropping me a link so I can play with some of your Adonis builds? I'm a big fan of Crunchbang, and would love to test some of your stuff.
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Nice. How 'bout dropping me a link so I can play with some of your Adonis builds? I'm a big fan of Crunchbang, and would love to test some of your stuff.

Can do. I'll have those links for you sometime this week. I have to build the cd for this one today, and test it,etc to make sure it's all good.
Doing one more distro for the novice user as well. Using cinnamon (the new mint desktop enviornment) so we'll see how that goes.

And yeah, I've been using crunchbang for years. It's a shame he dropped xfce, it has so much potential.
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post #2868 of 7733
It seems like Cinnamon is more eye candy-ish.
EDIT: And looks too Windows like.

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It's been so long since I've actually used my Linux machine without just remoting in. I don't know if I would even remember my way around the desktop environment lol. Last time I checked though, I didn't really like the new Gnome 3.
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Cinnamon, Mate, Unity, gnome3, kde4, Trinity, Openbox, lxde, xfce, razor-qt, fluxbox, ratpoison and all the others. And we wonder why people think we are insane comp geeks biggrin.gif
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